Aiden Witting Palmer
(born 2 January 1987 in Enfield
) is an English footballer
currently playing for Bishop's Stortford
following his release by Cambridge United
After struggling to keep a first-team place at Orient, Palmer went on loan to Dagenham & Redbridge
on 27 January 2009, and stayed for a month. He made his debut on the same day in the Daggers' 1–1 draw at Grimsby Town
. On his return, he made no further appearances for Orient, and was released at the end of the season.
He was subsequently sentenced to 22 months in jail for violent disorder, after being involved with gangs. He joined Bishop's Stortford
after his release.
On 11 January 2010, Palmer signed for Cambridge United
on a free transfer until the end of the season, a move that re-united him with Martin Ling
, his former manager at Leyton Orient. On 17 January 2010, Palmer made his debut for Cambridge United against Eastbourne Borough
and received the man of the match award. He was released by Ling at the end of the season, whereupon he was re-signed by Bishop's Stortford
On 14 April 2011, Watford
manager Malky Mackay
confirmed that the trialist would remain at Watford until the end of the 2010–11 season.